Kathleen T. Brady

VP for Research at Medical University of South Carolina

Kathleen T. Brady, M.D., Ph.D., is Vice President for Research at the Medical University of South Carolina. Reporting to the Provost, Dr. Brady serves as the institution’s chief scientific officer. With oversight of a yearly research expenditures budget exceeding $180 million, and grants and contracts generated in excess of $284 million, Dr. Brady plays a critical role in directing and advancing the research mission of MUSC.

This includes ensuring compliance and accreditation standards for animal and human research, strategic planning, developing major research programs, maintaining and enhancing research infrastructure, advising the senior leadership and representing MUSC at the local, state, national and international level on matters pertaining to research.

The Office of the VPR administers integral elements of research administration: Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Office of Research Development, Office of Research Integrity, Office of Research Operational Support, SmartStateProgram, and various research cores and centers. Statewide liaisons include the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)/ Institutional Development Award (IDeA), MUSC-Clemson Bioengineering Alliance, Health Sciences South Carolina and South Carolina Research Authority.


  • VP for Research

    Current role

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